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Different shades of Western and Chinese 'ghost festivals'

[2017-11-01 10:16]

Oct 31 is Halloween, a Western "ghost festival". Chinese people also have ghost festival which is called "Zhongyuan Festival" or "Hungry Ghost Festival", which falls on the fifteenth day of the seventh lunar month. Stemmed from different cultures, let's see how they are different and how they are similar.

Medvedev starts China visit, talks with Chinese internet users

[2017-11-01 08:46]

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is on an official visit to China from Oct 31 to Nov 2.

Top 10 most competitive economies in the world

[2017-11-01 06:48]

Global economies will focus on reform, innovation and talent to raise their competitive power. Here are the top 10 global competitive economies.

A shade from sky after rain: Ru porcelain shimmers in Beijing

[2017-11-01 09:03]

A folk tale about the origin of Ru porcelain painted a beautiful picture at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on Monday.

China's three 'new's from Xi's report

[2017-10-31 09:34]

The report delivered by Xi Jinping at the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China highlights a new era, new thought and a new journey . Let's take a look at each in detail here.

Art put to the test

[2017-10-31 08:55]

More than 3,000 prospective art students take a practice entrance exam at a gym at Hubei University in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on Oct 29, 2017. The actual examination is expected to be held in early December.

Art fair draws top-notch galleries from around the world

[2017-10-31 08:09]

The just concluded Guardian Fine Art Asia, one of the top antique and design art fairs in China, which ran from Oct 25 to 29 in Beijing, attracted about 40 galleries and antique dealers from across the world, and featured hundreds of artworks including classic paintings, Buddha sculptures, porcelain and antique furniture.

Top executives share their views on China's growth story

[2017-10-31 06:52]

In the run-up to the meeting, China Daily asked business leaders from major multinational companies for their views on economic development.

Man kayaks along China's coastline

[2017-10-30 20:38]

Zhen Zhuangzhuang, a 32-year-old outdoor enthusiast from Baoding, North China's Hebei province, is making a solo expedition along China's 18,000 kilometers of coastline in a kayak.

Tibetan herders receive President Xi's reply

[2017-10-30 09:10]

Zhoigar and Yangzom, two women from a herding family in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, received President Xi Jinping's reply on Saturday.

More Chinese people try winter sports

[2017-10-30 07:26]

As people flock to take up skiing in ever-increasing numbers ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics, demand for quality resorts has also sky-rocketed.

Chinese touch to familiar forms

[2017-10-30 07:11]

The National Center for the Performing Arts Orchestra has begun a six-city tour of North America in which it is performing classical music with characteristics of home.

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